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Trump Campaign Files For Arbitration Against Former White House Aide Omarosa

Added: 14.08.2018 20:38 | 8 views | 0 comments

President Donald Trump's campaign filed an arbitration action against former White House staffer Omarosa Manigault-Newman on Tuesday for allegedly violating a confidentiality agreement she signed in 2016, according to The Washington Post. Trump's 2020 re-election campaign announced it filed an arbitration with the "American Arbitration Association in New York City, for breach of her 2016 confidentiality agreement." The Washington Examiner spoke to one anonymous official who said the campaign was "seeking millions of dollars in retaliation" and may also pursue "ill-gotten profits" which would come from the sales of her new memoir, "Unhinged." She allegedly signed the agreement before joining...

Nebraska Carries Out The Country’s First Execution in21 Years Using Fentanyl

Added: 14.08.2018 20:12 | 6 views | 0 comments

In an series of unprecedented moves Tuesday, the US state of Nebraska not only carried out its first execution in nearly a generation, but authorities used the powerful opioid fentanyl to carry out the death sentence, the Washington Post reported. The execution of Carey Dean Moore, 60, was the state’s first death carried out in 21 years, the report said. Making the execution even more unusual was the state’s very recent history, which saw its legislature abolish the death penalty in 2015 before voters reversed that decision the following year, eported. Moore had spent more than half his life on death row, the report said. He was sentenced to death for killing two Omaha cabdrivers...

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Prosecution Calls Its Final Witness In Financial Fraud Case Against Paul Manafort

Added: 14.08.2018 3:21 | 16 views | 0 comments

Prosecutors rested their case on Monday in the federal tax and bank fraud trial of Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort after ten days of testimony and more than two dozen witnesses, according to The Washington Post. Prosecutors claim Manafort not only failed to pay taxes on millions he made during his work for a pro-Russia Ukrainian political party, but also lied to get more loans when the cash from Kiev stopped pouring in just before Manafort was named Trump's campaign chairman in 2016. The prosecution said Manafort lied in order to maintain his extravagant lifestyle, including luxury suits and hundreds of thousands of dollars spent on landscaping. Manafort has pleaded not...

FBI Agent Peter Strzok Fired After Texts Criticizing Trump

Added: 13.08.2018 18:02 | 18 views | 0 comments

The Washington Post reported on Monday the FBI fired Agent Peter Strzok last Friday. Strzok was one of the top agents leading the investigation of Russian interference during the 2016 election until officials found he sent several anti-Trump text messages to other FBI agents. Aitan Goelman, Strzok's lawyer, said an internal disciplinary review suggested Strzok be demoted and receive a 60-day suspension, but the deputy director of the FBI overruled that suggestion and decided to terminate him. Goelman said the decision was unusual since it goes against previous guarantees that said Strzok would face the normal disciplinary process. “This isn’t the normal process in any way more than name,”...

Trump once praised The Washington Post and its owner Jeff Bezos

Added: 10.08.2018 21:38 | 20 views | 0 comments

Five years ago, Donald Trump was singing a much different tune about The Washington Post.

US judge holds Donald Trump adviser Stone's ex-aide in contempt: Report

Added: 10.08.2018 17:44 | 21 views | 0 comments

An associate of longtime Donald Trump adviser Roger Stone refused to appear before a grand jury on Friday following a subpoena from US Special Counsel Robert Mueller and was found in contempt, the Washington Post reported.

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60 Minutes Boss Allegedly Tolerated Violent Behavior From a Star Producer

Added: 09.08.2018 23:14 | 5 views | 0 comments

As CBS continues to conduct internal investigations in the wake of allegations that chairman Les Moonves sexually harassed employees and promoted a hostile work environment across the company, the Washington Post has a new report claiming that toxic behavior by a producer at 60 Minutes was tolerated for years. According ...

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China Strikes Back Against Latest US Tariffs, Targeting Another $16 Billion Worth of Imports

Added: 08.08.2018 18:56 | 15 views | 0 comments

China's commerce ministry announced on Wednesday it would start imposing a 25% import duties on $16 billion worth of goods from the United States amid the escalating trade feud between the two countries, according to The Washington Post. The latest countermove from Beijing will take effect immediately after Washington imposes tariffs on the same amount of Chinese goods on August 23. The latest list of imports from the U.S. affected by the taxes includes coal, cars, motorcycles, various fuels, fiber optic cables, vaseline, asphalt, and plastic products. "This is tit-for-tat exactly," said Art Hogan, chief market strategist at B. Riley FBR. "Our $16 billion comes at a scheduled time, which...

Piers Sellers, a British-born climate scientist turned NASA astronaut, dies at age 61 - Washington Post

Added: 08.08.2018 17:26 | 1 views | 0 comments

Piers Sellers, a British-born climate scientist turned NASA astronaut, dies at age 61 - Washington Post

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[Ticker] Study: Ancient Roman roads driver of today's economy

Added: 08.08.2018 7:58 | 7 views | 0 comments

A team of Danish economists has put forward a case for one largely-overlooked driver of economic development in Europe: 80,000km of roadways built by the Roman empire nearly 2,000 years ago, according to the Washington Post. Their shows how density of ancient Roman roads in Europe strongly correlates with present-day prosperity, as measured by modern-day road density, population density and satellite imagery of nighttime lighting.

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